Covid-19 'hotspots' have been revealed in Reading, with a total of seven recent cases across the two areas.

According to an interactive map, which uses data from Public Health England, four confirmed cases of coronavirus are all linked to the same area of Reading - Norcot South, while three more are in the Leighton Park area.

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The Thatcham South East and Bradfield area is also listed as a higher risk area, with four cases in this part of West Berkshire.

The map splits the country up by Middle Super Output Area (MSOA), which are small areas with an average population of 7,200.

The data is updated every weekday, and the map shows the latest seven days for which complete data is available.

At the time of writing, the data included lab-confirmed positive cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) reported by August 24, with specimen dates between August 15 and August 21.

The only shaded areas in Reading were Norcot South and Leighton Park, with a total of seven cases in these areas.

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In West Berkshire, only the Bradfield and South East Thatcham area was highlighted.

The map is designed to show potential hotspots for the virus, with areas that have had between zero and two cases confirmed in that time frame not being shaded.

According to the latest data from Public Health England, 844 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Wednesday (August 26) in Reading, up from 841 the same time on Tuesday.

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The rate of infection in Reading now stands at 522 cases per 100,000 people, higher than the England average of 505.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 1,048 over the period, to 328,846.

For more details of the map, click here.